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Document Type De�nition (DTD) Metrics

Basci, D. and Misra, Sanjay (2011) Document Type De�nition (DTD) Metrics. ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 14 (1). pp. 31-50.

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Abstract

In this paper, we present two complexity metrics for the assessment of schema quality written in Document Type De�finition (DTD) language. Both "Entropy (E) metric: E(DTD)" and "Distinct Structured Element Repetition Scale (DSERS) metric: DSERS(DTD)" are intended to measure the structural complexity of schemas in DTD language. These metrics exploit a directed graph representation of schema document and consider the complexity of schema due to its similar structured elements and the occurrences of these elements. The empirical and theoretical validations of these metrics prove the robustness of the metrics.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Adewole Adewumi
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2012 14:29
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2012 14:29
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/786

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